AIC stands for Associated Independent Colleges of which Marist College Ashgrove is a member.
The purpose of the competitions arranged by the AIC is to promote and provide a range of sporting and associated activities. The competition encourages the participation of students from member schools in the spirit of our Christian ideals. Swimming is one of twelve AIC inter-school sports and activities. The member schools include:
- Iona College
- Marist College Ashgrove
- Padua College
- St Edmund’s College
- St Laurence’s College
- St Patrick’s College
- St Peters Lutheran College
- Villanova College
During the AIC season (Term 4 and Term 1) any Marist student wishing to swim, regardless of ability or purpose for swimming, needs to attend designated sessions, swimming with members of their cohort.
Years 5 - 6 Swimmers – Monday PM, Wednesday PM, Friday PM
Years 7-12 Swimmers – Monday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM.
Marist College Ashgrove students wishing to participate in the AIC swimming program complete a designated number of training sessions throughout Term 4 and Term 1 of each year in order to be eligible for selection. The Marist College Ashgrove swim team is selected on swimmer’s performances achieved at various qualification events conducted throughout the season.